Curious Yellow Kafe @ Pitfield Street

Curious Yellow Kafe, this place is a hidden gem in my neighbourhood.
The premises used to be an ordinary greasy spoon before it was taken over by a bunch of energetic young people in skinny jeans & Converse. And they transformed this once sun-bleached & much ignored place into a destination where the people purposefully trek to…

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The cafe is situated at the very north end of Pitfield Street which is the furthest away from the heartland of the Hoxton bar & restaurant scene. Yet, they still manage to attract a sizeable crowd who make this eatery hip and lively. It is quite an achievement in itself…

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When we arrived there well after 3 o’clock last weekend, the kitchen was already closed.
This sweet cafe’s pièce de résistance is their plat du jour which offers a variety of veggie / non-veggie menu.
Despite of its compact size, the kitchen manages to produce the dishes which makes me salivate by just looking at their blackboard…

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Their Autumn menu is as follows;
(v) Cauliflower soup w/ sage butter & bread £3.50
(v) Roast beet root, grape, goat’s cheese & fennel salad & bread £7.50
Crayfish, orange, kohlrabi & rocket salad & bread £7.50
Chestnut mushroom, field mushroom, Parmesan & polenta £7.50
Swedish meatballs w/ linguine & Parmesan £6.50
Are you getting hungry?

No more hot food for the day, so we had tea & cake.
Hubbie had a slice of dates & banana cake…

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And I had a carrot cake.
I had to defend my cake from Hubbie’s super stealth folk which kept on breaching the airspace of my cake.
Oi you, leave my frosting alone!

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The cakes were accompanied by large servings of strong English breakfast tea.
It was so strong that it could grow hair on my chest (kidding!)…

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There was something hugely satisfying about sipping a cup of tea with the loved one while watching the world went by…

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It was Hubbie’s first work-free weekend since last May.
Darling, weekend is NOT extra working days. You can’t treat it as such. You must realise that…

Kaori by Kaori Okumura

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